Nelson's Instructions for Pediatric Patients

1st Edition


  • Albert Pomeranz
  • Timothy O'Brien
    • Print ISBN 9781416002963

    Key Features

    • Features more than 200 topics, such as infections, neurological conditions, allergies, and many more to help you educate patients and caregivers on a wide range of diseases and illnesses.
    • Uses a well-organized, easy-to-understand format that presents your patients and their families with all the information they need quickly and easily.
    • Offers further readings, including web sites, directing your patients to additional resources.
    • A dedicated website lets you customize patient instruction sheets—in English and Spanish—online then print them out for patient distribution.

    Table of Contents

    I. Health Maintenance and Preventive Health Issues

    1. Child Passenger Safety
    2. Childproofing the Home
    3. Daycare Guide
    4. Discipline—The Basics
    5. Fever Management
    6. Habits—Thumb Sucking, Nail-Biting, etc.
    7. Immunizations
    8. Sex Education and Birth Control
    9. Sleep Problems and Bedtime Issues
    10. Teen Smoking—Risks and How to Quit
    11. Toilet Training

    II. Allergy

    12. Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever)
    13. Anaphylaxis (Allergic Shock)
    14. Asthma
    15. Bee Stings and Other Insect Stings
    16. Eczema (Allergic Dermatitis)
    17. Food Allergies
    18. Hives (Urticaria and Angioedema)

    III. Behavior/Psychology

    19. Adjustment Disorder
    20. Anxiety
    21. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    22. Bipolar Disorder
    23. Bullying
    24. Conduct Disorder
    25. Depression
    26. Divorce
    27. Drugs and Alcohol—Use and Abuse
    28. Eating Disorders
    29. Nightmares and Night Terrors
    30. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    31. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder
    32. Phobias
    33. Suicide
    34. Temper Tantrums

    IV. Blood Diseases

    35. Blood Clots (Thrombotic Disorders)
    36. Enlarged Lymph Nodes
    37. Iron-Deficiency Anemia
    38. Sickle Cell Disease and Trait

    V. Cancer

    39. Hodgkin's Disease
    40. Leukemia

    VI. Dental

    41. Dental Trauma
    42. Preventive Antibiotics for Children with Heart Disease
    43. Tooth Decay and Dental Care

    VII. Development

    44. Autism
    45. Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
    46. Learning Disabilities
    47. Stuttering

    VIII. Ear

    48. Earwax Problems
    49. Middle Ear Infection (Acute Otitis Media)
    50. Otitis Media with Effusion
    51. Outer Ear Infection ("Swimmer's Ear")

    IX. Emergency

    52. Animal and Human Bites
    53. Acute Appendicitis


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